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Pens
Pens

Pens replaced hand-cut quills as writing instruments in 1780, when the first steel pen point was made in England. But it was 100 years before the commercial pen was a common item. The fountain pen was invented in the 1830s but was not made in quantity until the 1880s. The Biro brothers of Hungary invented the ballpoint pen in 1935. All types of old pens are collected. Float pens that feature small objects floating in a liquid as part of the handle are popular with collectors. Advertising pens are listed in the Advertising category.

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ImageCategoryPattern or ItemDescriptionYear PricedPrice
 PensWaterford Marquis, Ballpoint, Silver, Gift Box2009Login / Create Account for Price
 PensWaterman Ideal, 3V, Fountain, Lever Fill, Marbleized Green, Red, Mother-Of-Pearl Barrel, Cap2009Login / Create Account for Price
 PensRisperdal Risperidonegreen Marble, Gold Accent, 5 1/2 In.2008Login / Create Account for Price
 PensProvident BankBaseball Bat Shape, Blue Ink, 7 3/4 In.2008Login / Create Account for Price
 PensFloatFrankfurt-Main, Blue, Airplane, Taxis On Runway, Offenbach Am Main2008Login / Create Account for Price
 PensRailroadSunshine Special Scenic Limited, Mother-Of-Pearl, Quikpoint Pen Co.2008Login / Create Account for Price
 PensStripperWoman Strips As Top Is Turned, 12 x 1 1/4 In.2008Login / Create Account for Price
 PensFountainParker, Blue Diamond, Vacumatic, Black, Gold Rim, Nib, 1940s2008Login / Create Account for Price
 PensPerfumedArpege, Chanel No. 5, 14K Gold, Box2008Login / Create Account for Price
 PensFountainMother-Of-Pearl, Engraved Gold Ferule, Red Velvet & Silk Box, Victorian, 5 1/2 In.2008Login / Create Account for Price
 PensMother-Of-PearlVictorian, Engraved Gold Ferule, Velvet, Silk Box, 5 1/2 In.2008Login / Create Account for Price
 PensFountainMontblanc, Meisterstuck, No. 144, Original 14-C Nib, c.19582008Login / Create Account for Price
 PensFountainTravel Size, Victorian, c.1870, 3 x 4 3/4 In.2008Login / Create Account for Price
 PensDesk SetShaeffer, Art Deco, Black Marble, Speaker2008Login / Create Account for Price
 PensFountainMontblanc, Meisterstuck, No. 92, 14K Yellow Gold, Box, c.1962, Pair2008Login / Create Account for Price
 PensBallpointMontblanc, Meisterstuck Legrand, Black, Gold Bands & Clip, 1970s2007Login / Create Account for Price
 PensBallpointMontblanc, Muller M, Burgundy, Brushed Silver, C.19502007Login / Create Account for Price
 PensBallpointSchaefer, White Dot, Sterling Silver, Diamond Crosshatch Pattern2007Login / Create Account for Price
 PensDipBakelite, Amber, No. 2 Nib, Holder, Bakelite, Black, Amber, Curled Shape, 6 1/2 In.2007Login / Create Account for Price
 PensDipMother-of-pearl, Gold Filled Band, Checkerboard Design, Victorian, 6 7/8 In.2007Login / Create Account for Price
 PensDipParker, Bakelite, Yellow, Art Deco Base, Black & Yellow Stripes, Square, 3 In.2007Login / Create Account for Price
 PensFisher SpaceApollo 7, Writes Upside Down Unused, C.19692007Login / Create Account for Price
 PensFloatBus Moves In Front Of World Trade Center Towers, New York Tourists, Plastic, 6 In.2007Login / Create Account for Price
 PensFloatEye Art, Picasso Style, Orange Plastic2007Login / Create Account for Price
 PensFloatJohnny Quest, Climbs & Descends Rope, Snake Charmer, Plastic, Eskesen, Denmark2007Login / Create Account for Price


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